Board of Directors

Dr. Devanand Mangar

Dr. Devanand MangarDr. Devanand Mangar founded the University Foundation for Education and Research in September of 2006 in an effort to improve access to care and to increase positive outcomes in the delivery of healthcare.  He earned his medical degree at the State University of New York in Syracuse in 1985 and completed a residency program in surgery in 1986 at the Hospital of Saint Raphael in New Haven Connecticut.  His interest in anesthesiology led to the completion of a secondary residency in anesthesiology in 1990 at SUNY – Syracuse, New York.  Dr. Mangar relocated to the Tampa area in 1990.

Dr. Mangar is the Vice-Chief of Anesthesiology and Chief of Staff at Tampa General Hospital in Tampa, Florida.  He also serves as President and CEO, Florida Gulf-to-Bay Anesthesiology Associates, P.A.  He is an active member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, Florida Medical Association, American Society of Regional Anesthesiologists, American Medical Association, Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists and has been a Diplomate in the American Board of Anesthesiology since 1991.

Dr. Mangar has published numerous abstracts and papers and continues to further his contribution through clinical and academic research avenues.  He also serves as a Voluntary Assistant Professor for the Department of Surgery at the University of South Florida.


Dr. Enrico Camporesi

Dr. Enrico CamporesiDr. Enrico Camporesi is a physician scientist with 35-yrs of experience in academic medicine.  He trained in Physiology for several years and obtained his MD degree from the University of Milano, Italy.  He won a competitive scholarship to study in the US in 1972, at the University of Rochester (NY).  He subsequently moved to Duke University, where he completed clinical specialty training in pulmonary medicine and Anesthesiology and also in Undersea Medicine (Preventive Medicine Boards).

He is licensed in NC, NY and FL; his career was at Duke University (1973 – 1989) then at Syracuse, NY (SUNY Upstate; Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, 1989 – 2005) then at USF (Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, Tampa, FL, 2005 – 2008).

Since 2005 he is also a member of Florida Gulf-to-Bay Anesthesiology Associates, P.A. (FGTBA) and continues publications and research in the fields of patient safety, anesthesia, travel medicine and exercise.


Dr. Veronica L. Massey

Dr. Veronica L MasseyDr. Veronica L. Massey earned her M.D. in anesthesiology from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan in 1991.  She completed her residency in anesthesiology and a fellowship in cardiovascular anesthesiology in Houston, Texas at Baylor College of Medicine in 1995 and 1997 respectively.  After completing a six month laboratory research program at Baylor College of Medicine in 1997, Dr. Massey continued on at Baylor College of Medicine in the capacity and service of cardiovascular anesthesia.

In 2000, Dr. Massey relocated to the Tampa Bay area and has been a senior partner with Florida Gulf-to-Bay Anesthesiology Associates, P.A. (FGTBA) for the past eight years.  She is a Diplomateof both the American Board of Anesthesiology and the National Board of Medical Examiners.  She has held licenses in Michigan, Texas and Florida and is an active member of the Anesthesia Society of America.  Dr. Massey was appointed to the Board of Directors in September 2006 and remains a dedicated physician in improving the quality and outcomes in healthcare.


Rachel Karlnoski, Ph.D.

Rachel Karlnoski, Ph.D.Rachel Karlnoski, Ph.D. joined Florida Gulf-to-Bay Anesthesiology Associates, P.A. in June 2007, shortly after receiving her doctorate of philosophy in Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology from the University of South Florida.  Her doctoral thesis investigated the efficacy of antibodies generated against amyloid-ß to remove plaques from the brains of mice that were genetically modified to develop Alzheimer’s disease pathology.

In the first quarter of 2008, Rachel became a member of the University Foundation for Education and Research, Inc., Board of Directors.  With her prior experience in basic and clinical science and understanding of the institutional review board and good clinical practice, Rachel plans to design and implement translational research that will apply basic research discoveries toward the diagnosis, management, and prevention of disease.

Rachel is certified in the foundations in human research protections at the University of South Florida, CITI Basic Course in the Protection of Human Research Subjects, and NIH NCI – Human Participant Protections Education for Research Teams.


Dr. Amrat M. Anand

Dr. Amrat M AnandDr. Amrat M. Anand earned his M.D. from St George’s University at Grenada, West Indies Medical School in 1987.  Dr. Anand completed a residency in Internal Medicine in 1991 at the Jersey Shore Medical Center and a second residency in anesthesiology at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, New Jersey in 1994.

In 1995, Dr. Anand relocated to the Tampa Bay area and has been both a senior partner and Vice President with Florida Gulf-to-Bay Anesthesiology Associates, P.A. (FGTBA) for the past thirteen years and has been a Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology since 2001.  Dr. Anand is an active member of the Anesthesia Society of America, American College of Physicians, American Society of Internal Medicine and the American Medical Association and holds a Florida state license.  He was appointed to the University Foundation for Education and Research Board of Directors on September 25th, 2006.


Dr. Emery B. Navori

Dr. Emery B NavoryDr. Emery B. Navori graduated from Medical School in 1987 from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.  He completed a surgical internship at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu in 1988 and a anesthesia residency and fellowship at the University of South Florida, (USF) College of Medicine in 1991 and 1992 respectively.  In 1992, Dr. Navori was appointed as an Instructor to the department of anesthesiology and subsequently served as an Assistant Professor from 1994 – 1998 at USF.

He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology and an active member of the American Medical Association and the Florida Society of Anesthesiologists.  Dr. Navori began his tenure at Florida Gulf-to-Bay Anesthesiology Associates, P.A. in 1998 and remains a senior partner of the organization.


Dr. John (Hans) W. Schweiger

Dr. John W. SchweigerJohn (Hans) W. Schweiger, M.D., FCCP attended Wesleyan University in Middleton, CT.  He graduated in 1984 with a B.A. degree in Religion, where his area of academic focus had been the “Philosophy and Metaphysics of Organized Religious Thought.”  Thereafter, Dr. Schweiger enrolled at The University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey –Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.  He graduated in 1989 from the Camden, N.J. campus.  Next, Dr. Schweiger completed his internship in Internal Medicine at Cooper Hospital/ University Medical Center, Camden, N.J. (1989-90).  Then, he enrolled at Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA. where he completed his residency in Anesthesiology (1990-93).  Finally, Dr. Schweiger completed a fellowship in Anesthesiology / Surgical Critical Care Medicine at Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia (1993-94).  During that academic year, he also served as a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Anesthesiology.

After the completion of his medical training, Dr. Schweiger accepted a position as an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine at the University of South Florida / College of Medicine in Tampa, FL.  He served in the capacity of Assistant Professor between 1994 and 1999.  Later, Dr. Schweiger was promoted to Associate Professor on the Clinical-Educator track, and functioned in that position from 1999 through 2004.  In 2000, Dr. Schweiger was also promoted to be the Director of the Critical Care Medicine Division, as well as the Critical Care Medicine Fellowship program at USF.  While at the College of Medicine, Dr. Schweiger was actively involved in the education of medical students, anesthesiology / surgical residents, critical care medicine fellows, and a host of ancillary healthcare providers.  During his tenure at the College of Medicine, Dr. Schweiger received numerous awards and honors from the students and staff.  In addition, he also received the prestigious International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) award for “Best Teacher of Anesthesiology” in the United States (2000).  Over the past 15 years, Dr. Schweiger’s research interests have focused on cardiovascular / pulmonary pathophysiology especially adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), mechanical ventilation problems and shock resuscitation.

Eventually, Dr. Schweiger chose to leave the full-time employment of the university, and joined Florida Gulf-to-Bay Anesthesia Associates, P.A. (2004).  Since that time, Dr. Schweiger has divided his clinical time between the operating room where he is actively involved in the delivery of anesthesia services, and the intensive care unit where he provides critical care medicine services at Tampa General Hospital. Dr. Schweiger looks forward to an active involvement with the Foundation, since he sees it as a unique opportunity to promote education in anesthesiology, critical care medicine and pain management, while simultaneously serving to foster research in the basic and clinical sciences related to the field of anesthesiology.